Horace Quotes and Sayings

Horace Roman lyric poet & satirist (65 BC - 8 BC)

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant. ~Horace

He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little. ~Horace

He who postpones the hour of living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses. ~Horace

If you wish me to weep, you must mourn first yourself. ~Horace

Whatever advice you give, be brief. ~Horace